10 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Piran Itinerary

10 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Piran Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Bled
— 4 nights
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Nice

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Ljubljana — 3 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana day trip tool.

Nice, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Nice in August since evenings lows in Ljubljana dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Bled.
Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature
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Bled — 4 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Explore Bled's surroundings by going to Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel, Lake Bohinj, &more), Kranjska Gora (Ajdovska Deklica, Vršič Pass, &more) and Bovec (Soča Valley & Zipline). There's still lots to do: hike along Vintgar Gorge, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica, and step off the mainland to explore Bled Island.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Piran.
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Piran — 2 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Explore Piran's surroundings by going to Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev). The adventure continues: make a trip to Tartini Square, see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Piran travel planner.

Drive from Bled to Piran in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bled in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 20°C in Piran. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.
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